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ISF Gymnasiade 2020
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ISF World School Championship 2020
Nizhny Novgorod, 10 October - Within the framework of the Gymnasiade evaluation visit, the ISF delegation, led by the ISF President Mr Laurent Petrynka, is attending the Russia Country of Sports - International Sports Forum, in the Russian Federation.
Mr. Laurent Petrynka met the President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin, along with the Deputy Prime Minister, Mrs. Olga Golodets, the Minister of Sport, Mr. Pavel Kolobkov and the President of School Sport Federation of the Russian Federation (Russian Socio-State Society Of Physical Training Junost Rossii "The Youth Of Russia"), Mr. Alan Abaev.
They discussed the development of school sport within the Russian Federation and at the international level. President Putin strongly supported the idea and said that Russia is giving full support towards the organisation of the Gymnasiade in the country and being involved in the development of school sport internationally.
During the Forum, President Putin emphasised that new competitions with new formats must take place in Russia while the deputy Prime Minister Golodets highlighted the importance of investing in the practice of sport for children and younger generations.
The Forum gave the ISF representatives the opportunity to meet with other International Sport Federation leaders such as Rafaelle Chiulli, Julio Maglione, Ivo Ferriani, Rene Fasel and Aleksander Ceferin.
The ISF delegation is composed of:
President, Mr Laurent Petrynka
Secretary General / CEO, Mr Hrvoje Custonja
Vice Chair of the Sport Committee, Mr Stelios Daskalakis,
Sports Director, Mr Josip Kosutic
Photo credit: kremlin.ru
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